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Frederick S Berlin, M.D., Ph.D.

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Director, Sexual Behavior Consultation Unit

Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences


Expertise: Adult Psychiatry, Psychiatry, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Sexual Disorders

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Appointment Phone: 410-539-1661

1800 Orleans St.
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Phone: 410-539-1661

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Appointment Phone: 410-550-6337

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  • Director, Sexual Behavior Consultation Unit
  • Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Departments / Divisions



  • MD, Dalhousie University (1974)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology / Psychiatry (1980)

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Dr. Berlin, founder of the Johns Hopkins Sexual Disorders Clinic, specializes in the evaluation and treatment of patients with sexual disorders, such as pedophilia, voyeurism, and exhibitionism. 

Selected Publications

  1. Berlin FS, Hunt WP, Malin HM, Dyer A, Lehne GK, Dean S. A Five-Year Plus Follow-up Survey of Criminal Recidivism Within a Treated Cohort of 406 Pedophiles, 111 Exhibitionists and 109 Sexual Aggressives: Issues and Outcome. American Journal of Forensic Psychiatry, 12, 3, pp. 5-28, 1991.
  2. Saleh F, Berlin FS. Sex Hormones, Neurotransmitters and Psychopharmalogical Treatments in Men with Paraphilic Disorders. Journal of Child Sex Abuse, Vol. 12, No. 3/4. pp. 233-253, 2003. Also published simultaneously in Identifying and Treating Sex Offenders: Current approaches, Research, and Techniques, (ed. Robert Geffner, et al). The Halworth Maltreatment & Trauma Press, New York, pp. 233-253, 2003.
  3. Fagan PJ, Wise TN, Schmidt CW, Berlin FS. Special Communication of Pedophilia. Journal of the Medical Association, 288, 19, pp. 2458-2465, November, 2002.
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